Politeness Strategies of the Provisional Agreement Document

Mohammad Shehadeh

Abstract


This work investigates the politeness strategies of the so-called provisional agreement document in Jordanian context. It shows that such a document maintains several politeness strategies that help resolve any tension between the parties involved. It reflects that politeness is not meant only to elevate the communication between people but also it is an important clue in cataloguing this communication when it occurs in situations where the relationship between the two interlocutors is doomed by tragic event such as murder or car accidents.

 


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Politeness strategies, agreements, Jordan

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.8n.1p.227

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